Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Police investigating suspicious death in Bayhead

The death of a woman in Bayhead is being ruled suspicious by police. Late Sunday night, shortly before midnight Sept. 18, Colchester District RCMP responded to a 911 call from a Clarks Road residence. Upon arrival...

Man charged with first-degree murder in Bayhead death

A 49-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 58-year-old Bayhead woman earlier this week. The accused is also facing a charge of attempted murder. It is the publication's company...

Changes coming to Tatamagouche emergency department

The hours of operation at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre are changing for two months. Beginning Aug. 1, the emergency centre will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through...

Dinner is served

A taste of Mexico is getting some attention in Tatamagouche. Rich Pridham and his wife, Andrea, have been serving up tacos, nachos, and the infamous gringo sauce since the beginning of May at Taco Gringo...

Local fisherman adamant effluent pipe into strait won’t go ahead

The president of the Northumberland Fishermen’s Association is “very concerned” about a proposed effluent pipe from Northern Pulp in Pictou County out into the Northumberland Strait. “We are adamant it’s not going to happen,” said...

An endless love

Bailey Dowding kept her head down while reading from her paper. When she was done, she went to her grandfather who wrapped his arm around her. The 15-year-old had just spoken to a crowd gathered at...

Department of Labour investigating workplace death at Balfron farm

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has confirmed its investigating a workplace death at Ebbett's Meadow Brook Farm. Chrissy Matheson, the spokesperson for the provincial department, said the fatality occurred July 26. "Our thoughts are...
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Schools in Tatamagouche closed, police presence in area

Both schools are closed in Tatamagouche today as an incident unfolds involving the RCMP. The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board says children who were already on buses on their way to the school can be picked...

School’s out, forever

The final graduate crossed the stage, diploma in hand, tassle to the other side. It was a milestone for North Colchester High School, as the Class of 2018 was the final graduating class of the...

Gold in the hills?

Could there be gold in the mountains in the Cobequid Highlands? Geologists with the Department of Natural Resources are enthused by what they’ve found over the past few months, and are optimistic for the future. “Mining...
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